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Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Minor edge and corner wear; no dj; lightly scuffed and scratched; corners are gently bumped and rubbed; some light shelf wear; overall a very crisp and clean used first edition! Black cloth with silver letteringon the spine and silver illustration and lettering on the front board. Deckle page edges. Mapped endpapers. 278 very clean unmarked and uncreased historical and informative pages nicely enhanced by black and white illustrations! "In these Mythological Travels Daniel Spoerri has traveled far afield, in world and deed, from the eighty objects on top of the blue table in his Paris hotel room that served as points of departure for his classic autobiographical epic of accumulation, An Anecdoted Topography of Chance. This time the setting is the Greek island of Symi, a stone's throw from Turkey, where the artist lived, cooked and collaged under the roof of the unforgettable Kosta Theos, inventor, Son of God, and sworn foe of such 'monkey business' as the internal combustion engine, death, and the exploitation of man by man............"-------from the Translator's Introduction.
1970. First English language edition, translated from the French by Emmett Williams. Hardcover, 8vo. in black cloth with silver title, decoration, in plastic dust jacket. 278pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Light soil, scuffing to dust jacket. Toning to edges. Internally bright and unmarked.
NF, clean, tight contents and VG covers, but art school ex-lib. copy with usual marks. Acetate cover is slightly rubbed and has pieces chipped off at top/bottom edges of front "flap" area. Black/silver cloth with shadow image and silver lettering. Clear acetate dj, as issued. Map end papers. xxviii, 278 pages: illustrations, facsimiles. A possibly real, possibly imagined journey to the Greek Isle of Symi, translated from the French by Emmett Williams. The book is divided into translator's notes, a letter from the author, Preserves of Magic a la Noix-25 archaeological objects of and by Daniel Spoerri, and the bulk of the book: A Gastronomic Itinerary and A Dissertation on Keftedes (meatballs). Actually, quite a quirky cookery book, by the looks of it, but with some yummy recipes! Published by the renowned but defunct Something Else Press.
First Edition. Very good in stiff mylar cover, front & spine have silver decoration & lettering, text is clean with no markings, binding is solid., spine slightly sunned. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore.
087110041X. Very good copy in silver-decorated black cloth with hint of fading at lower edges; no dust jacket but stiff, clear plastic cover in rather worn condition (as issued). Upper edges of text block spotted. "Magic à la noix and A dissertation on Keftedes were first published in Switzerland as issues 3 and 4 of Le petit colosse de Symi. "; Xxviii, 278 p. Illus., facsims., map (on lining papers) 22 cm.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 087110041X. Translated from the French and introduced by Emmett Williams. First edition. Near fine in a very good (worn at the corners) acetate dust jacket.; 278 pages.
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